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European unions protest against Ford plant closures

1 November, 2012Unions mobilize in response to Ford Motor Co.'s bitter news last week that almost 6,000 workers in Belgium and the UK are to lose their jobs in the coming years as part of its announced restructuring of European operations.

Hundreds of miners on strike in Georgia

22 October, 2012Workers of all mines and plants in Chiatura, Georgia, went on strike over better pay and safer working conditions on 15 October. According to our affiliate, on the whole more than 3,500 workers are on strike.

Lively debate strengthens IndustriALL’s trade union networks and GFAs

18 October, 2012IndustriALL Global Union affiliates confirm their commitment on trade union networks and global framework agreements (GFAs), after lively and substantive debates at a thematic world conference in Frankfurt.

EU industrial policy must address social issues

18 October, 2012While supporting the European Commission’s new industrial policies, trade unions argue that they contradict the austerity policies currently in force in Europe.

Small step but giant leap for the financial transaction tax

17 October, 2012Eleven countries agreed to implement a Financial Transactions Tax (FTT) in the near future at a meeting of European Union finance ministers in Brussels on 9 October, however questions still remain on where the money will go.

Unions around the world mobilize against precarious work

11 October, 2012This 7 October, the World Day for Decent Work, worldwide attention has been drawn to the negative impacts of precarious work with the release of IndustriALL Global Union’s report “The Triangular Trap” and with huge numbers of unions mobilizing across the globe. Workers in Europe have also mobilized under the banner of IndustriAll European Trade Union to “Bring Decency Back to Work” and stand up for industry in Europe.

Arthur Svensson`s International Prize 2013 is open for nominations

11 October, 2012The committee of Arthur Svensson`s International Prize for Union Rights announced it has started accepting nominations for 2013.

IndustriALL renews GFA with Lukoil

4 October, 2012IndustriALL general secretary Jyrki Raina signs a global framework agreement with Vagit Alekperov, president of Russian-based oil and gas company Lukoil in Moscow on 4 October.

Unions fight back against the explosion of agency labour

2 October, 2012IndustriALL Global Union released ‘The Triangular Trap’ today, 2 October, a new report attacking the massive expansion of the use of agency work and demanding direct, secure and decent employment.

Unions take action to STOP Precarious Work

27 September, 2012IndustriALL Global Union has called on affiliates to take action around 7 October to STOP Precarious employment. Affiliates in Croatia, Germany, Switzerland Japan and many more have shared their upcoming actions with IndustriALL.